Why is self-care so hard in the summer when you are a therapist and a mom?
We all go into summer thinking “Ahh, a break!” We picture ourselves relaxing by the pool while our kids happily splash around and we sip iced tea. It will be a luxurious break from the tyranny of the school year and we will finally have time for the self-care we know we deserve. Unfortunately, it…
What about YOU?
Not only is it OK to put yourself first, but it’s also critical and non-negotiable.
How to Get Good at Boundaries
Setting boundaries and saying no can be really tough, especially if you have any trauma history, attachment wounds, codependent patterns, or fear of rejection. Read on for 3 easy ways to get good at boundaries!
Why are so many therapists leaving the field?
So many therapists and helping professionals are thinking about becoming coaches, creating courses, starting a side hustle or even leaving the field entirely at a time when the need for metal health services is through the roof. There’s nothing wrong with diversifying your time and income, but read this first.
Cortisol is a great thing to have if you are being chased by a tiger…. Not so great when you’re just trying to get to your kid’s parent-teacher conference.
The Most Important 4 Minutes of Your Day!
These 4 minutes will help you get into the moment and be calm and centered, whatever your busy day brings! Transcript: Good morning, everybody. I thought I would just jump on here and do a quick breath meditation to help you get grounded and calm. Okay. So whether you are standing or walking or sitting,…
The Pandemic Has Stolen Your Self-Care. It’s Time to Take it Back.
The Covid 19 pandemic has taken us on a roller-coaster ride of survival, optimism, hope, grief, and loss. Our routine has gone out the window, especially self-care. It’s time to take it back!
Wanna Go to the Beach?
I think we have all just about had it with the Covid-19 pandemic. Let’s get out of here, shall we? OK, Coronavirus, you mean schoolyard bully, you win. You have taken a toll on all of us physically, mentally, and emotionally. For some, you’ve brought devastating grief and loss. For all of us, mega STRESS.…
The Latest Research on Depression and Exercise
For years, exercise has been known to be a factor in preventing and treating depression, but until now researchers haven’t proven whether there is a causal link or simply a connection. The latest study makes it clear.
Feeling the January Blues? It Could be Seasonal Depression
Do the short, grey days leave you feeling depressed, tired, and unmotivated? You may have heard of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) or Seasonal Depression. Over half a million people in the US experience seasonal depression, and women are more likely to suffer. New research sheds more light on this experience.